Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Taybeh, Palestine OktoberFest Oct 1-2

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Taybeh Oktoberfest Press Release, Taybeh Municipality, Taybeh-Ramallah, Palestine.
Coordinator:  Dr. Maria C. Khoury, Tel:  054 5 465 845 or 0599 318 347              Email: (Interviews Nadim Khoury / David Khoury
Tel :(972) 2 289 8868  Mobile  0599 371 105)                          September 24, 2011

Taybeh Municipality in conjunction with the Taybeh Brewing Company, Nadim  Khoury, master brewer and all local civic organizations will host the Taybeh  Oktoberfest, 7th annual village festival, Sat and Sun, Oct 1 and 2, 2011 in Taybeh,  Palestine, 11 am to 10 pm with the opening celebration on Sat, 11am at Taybeh Municipality under the patronage of Her Excellency Dr. Khouloud Daibes, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities.  Promoting support for local products with cultural exchange and heritage, the festival will open with the Brazilian band, Rodrigo Lessa Trio;  Sri Lanka Dance and Taybeh Folklore Group .  The band traveling from Spain, Metal Cambra, will perform at 2:30pm. 

Taybeh Oktoberfest, reflecting democracy and  modernism  has become one of the most distinctive festivals inspiring international travel and is the cooperative work of the Taybeh Municipality and  its mayor  Mr. David Canaan Khoury with all local civic organizations (directions/schedule Celebrating  during this very historic time when Palestine  applied for 194 member state in the United Nations will hope to bring many from the diplomatic, international and local community to Taybeh for support and solidarity.

Entertainment will include an amazing diversity: CultureShoc, Palestine’s first Rock-Rap Band; DAM Palestinian Hip Hop; O-C Soldiers Hip Hop; Mina Band with Nazal Zanyed; West Bank Palestinian Hip-Hop /Adam DJ; Palestine Street; Toot Ard with Reggae from the Golan Heights;  Eurasica Band from Jerusalem; Egtyas7 Underground; Ramallah Band featuring Jack Tanous; Hajj MC; Amer Zahr Comedy ; The Palestinian Circus School; Palestinian National Theater;  Alrowwad Cultural & Theater ; Sanabel Theatre; Palestinian Circus School; World of Stories Geothe-Institut; Funonyat  Dance. The Karate Demonstration from Japan will complement the Taybeh Beer competition and street hockey games; Taybeh Walk organized by Walking Palestine. Aiman Salaymeh and Nadia Abu Ghattas will exhibit hand crafted jewelry along with other exhibitions by Holylanders. DJ Rateb will be in the Old City.   
Taybeh expresses appreciation to all sponsors:  Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities; Consulate General of Italy; United States of America Consulate General; Representative of Brazil; Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany; Konrad Adenauer Stiftung; Representative Office of Canada; Ambassador Hotel; Caritas; Spanish
Agency for International Cooperation & Development; Adv. Mazen Qupty 
The mayor states:  “The Taybeh
Community invites you to celebrate the seventh annual Oktoberfest during this very historic time where we keep our hope for independence and the two state solution.  Come see the alternative picture of Palestine by having fun and experiencing a truly memorable event. Taybeh Oktoberfest is absolutely the best and one of kind event in Palestine.”